Let's Measure What Matters

Everywhere I go people in the education world are talking about one thing: efficacy. With a sea of apps, activities, games, and platforms available to educators, how do we know what works? How can we be sure that we’re investing time in activities that improve student outcomes?

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Michal Eynon-Lynch
Ramp Down the Stress, Dial up the Wonder

Testing week can be full of challenges — for teachers and students! If we can invite emotions into the classroom, inspire positive thinking, and balance out test days by making space for a little wonder, we help students to thrive. Read on for tips to stay focused on what matters during test week.

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Kate Beihl
Your How-to-Handbook for 2019

We’re delighted to announce the release our very first ebook, Getting Started with Pear Deck! Written by Pear Deck Certified Coaches Mike Mohammad and Mary Alys Foutz, it’ll walk you methodically through the Pear Deck process of engaging every student every day.

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Risa Fadenrecht
Talking About the Environment

As we prepare our students for the life ahead of them, we want them to understand what it means to take responsibility for themselves and for the choices they make. We want them to understand the impact of the choices they make on the world around them, and our new set of templates will help do just that.

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Michal Eynon-Lynch
Teaching Resolutions for 2019

New Year’s resolutions are a perfect time to reflect on first semester and adjust - maybe even reset - your course for the remainder of the year. If things are going well, ask yourself what’s contributing to your success? Or maybe the year isn’t quite what you’d imagined it could be. It’s not too late to course correct!

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Risa Fadenrecht